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Nearest Menards is in the next state…160 miles...

Nearest Menards is in the next state…160 miles away! Home depot is about an hour away. We do have a Lowes in town, thats why I mentioned #9 screws because they are in stock there. What would you use?...
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Thanks so much for your reply, XSleeper. Yep, I...

Thanks so much for your reply, XSleeper.
Yep, I read quite a few of your posts here on the forum and found that installing a metal roof over shingles was not the right way to go. I live in the rural...
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Need advice on metal roof and gutter issues

My house was built in 1983. Previous owner installed a steel (I checked with a magnet) roof over shingles. The metal roof is secured with 2 inch long ring shank nails with rubber washers and 5/16 x 1...
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Just a follow up on the surging issue. Cheese,...

Just a follow up on the surging issue.
Cheese, you were right on the money with the swollen o-ring!
I replaced it and the engine starts easier and the surging is gone. The engine runs great now. If...
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Will do! Cheese...you the man! Thanks for the...

Will do!
Cheese...you the man!
Thanks for the lightning fast reply!
I always appreciate your help and the time you folks put into this place.
Gentlemen and scholars, all!
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Surging Tecumseh OHV16

Model number: 13AG675G033 serial:1L096C60045. Engine is Tecumseh OHV16-204216D(H) D.OM. 63265.

Hello again!

This engine has the plastic float bowl assembly. I think they call it a series 7.
I...
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Good deal! That is what I wanted to hear! As...

Good deal!
That is what I wanted to hear!
As always, thanks Cheese!
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Thanks for the replies! So, If I lay the...

Thanks for the replies!
So, If I lay the variator flat on its side, Maybe on a flat piece of wood with the appropriate size hole drilled through it, I can put a socket over the top needle bearing...
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Thanks for the quick reply BFHFixit. Yes, they...

Thanks for the quick reply BFHFixit. Yes, they sell the bearings (941-0404), but it looks like they are press fit in somehow. I just don't know how I would get the old ones out and the new bearings...
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Posted By truenorthdv

Needle bearings on variable speed pulley

Model number: 13AG675G033 serial:1L096C60045. Engine is Tecumseh OHV16-204216D(H) D.OM. 63265.


I was changing the drive belt on my old MTD and thought I would check the needle bearings on the...
04-04-17, 01:59 PM
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Posted By truenorthdv

Happy ending...it was threaded! Thanks again!

Happy ending...it was threaded!
Thanks again!
03-30-17, 08:41 AM
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Thanks for the advice, I really appreciate it. ...

Thanks for the advice, I really appreciate it.
I hate to second guess myself on this stuff because I know how fast it can spiral down hill!
Sounds like a good idea to use shark bites for the...
03-29-17, 02:20 PM
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Posted By truenorthdv

Silcock sweated or threaded?

My house was built around 1983. The original silcock was pretty well mudded over with mortar. When it leaked, they pulled the guts out and welded some adapters and tubing onto it and just screwed...
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Posted By truenorthdv

Will do. Thanks so much for the advice, Cheese!...

Will do.
Thanks so much for the advice, Cheese!
I appreciate your knowledge.
Always better (and easier) to listen to someone who has "been there and done that".
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I know I'm postponing the inevitable, but I took...

I know I'm postponing the inevitable, but I took off the C-clip on the variator, and removed the top spacer, pushed in the clutch and was able to lift up the variator a bit and put some 3-in-one oil...
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Will do. Thanks to both Cheese and BFHfixit!

Will do. Thanks to both Cheese and BFHfixit!
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Posted By truenorthdv

OK, Cheese...more info. The drive belt from the...

OK, Cheese...more info. The drive belt from the engine to the bottom of the varispeed pulley is hot. Seems the varispeed pulley is bound up. When the mower is off, If I press hard on the clutch, I...
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Was rained out yesterday...sorry for the delay. ...

Was rained out yesterday...sorry for the delay.
The transaxle pulley seems to be ok. I looked in the parts diagram and can see what you were explaining. This morning I tugged on the belts and...
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Posted By truenorthdv

MTD Belt Problems or Vari-Speed Pulley Issues?

Model number: 13AG675G033 serial:1L096C60045. Engine is Tecumseh OHV16-204216D(H) D.OM. 63265.

Hey Cheese!
Last year you helped me troubleshoot and repair my old '97 MTD. Engine still runs great...
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Problem Solved! Thanks Cheese!

Installed the kit and set the lash to .004 and she started up fine :D.
Cut the whole yard without any problems.

I learned a whole bunch about small engines the past two weeks.

Thanks Cheese,...
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Posted By truenorthdv

Alright then...Received the #730636A kit today...

Alright then...Received the #730636A kit today and just wanted to check a few things before I install. Here is what is in the kit:36739
Also the instructions:36742
The instructions did not scan too...
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Posted By truenorthdv

Thumbs up MTD Busted Rocker Arm bearings

Thanks Cheese.Found them online. New Tecumseh part number is 730636A if anyone ever needs them you will require 2 complete sets. comes with 2 rocker arm bearings and 2 set screws. Shipped in 4 to 7...
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OK here is a picture of the valve stem. Is the...

OK here is a picture of the valve stem. Is the cap missing?3648536485
Also, a side view of the broken nut.(a bit out of focus)
Again, you were right on the money!36486
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Wow! You are the man Cheese!!!!Holy smokes, I...

Wow! You are the man Cheese!!!!Holy smokes, I never would have known that. Thank you so much! I will take a picture of the top of the valve stem to verify if the caps are there or not. I could not...
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This keeps bothering me...there are no set screws...

This keeps bothering me...there are no set screws or torx screws to "lock in" the valve adjustment. Is this normal? Is this why the rod keeps falling out?36478
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